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Energy Bill [HL]


AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
ON REPORT

Before Clause 4

LORD TEVERSON

BARONESS PARMINTER

Insert the following new Clause—

“Green deal providers

(1) It is the duty of green deal providers to ensure that the energy plan reasonably reflects the best overall energy solution or solutions for that property, while also taking into consideration the total cost, and the period of payback of any scheme.

(2) Providers must be able to show evidence that they have taken due care to promote the best interests of the improver.

(3) Where appropriate, suitable options should be offered to the improver so that they may make a choice.

(4) An energy plan shall include, as information to the improver, an estimate of the annual savings of carbon dioxide emissions.”

After Clause 71

LORD TEVERSON

BARONESS PARMINTER

Insert the following new Clause—

“Energy tariffs

(1) After consultation with electrictiy and gas retail sellers and consumer groups, the Secretary of State shall introduce regulations that make it mandatory for electricity and gas through pipeline supply companies supplying to domestic properties to configure their tariffs so that the initial units of energy supplied are at a lower cost to the consumer than remaining units.

(2) The number of units in the initial tranche shall reflect the basic energy requirement of a household.

(3) The new tariff scheme shall be revenue neutral to consumers and energy supply companies as a whole.”